Human Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory Manual, Cat Version: Microscope parts Flashcards


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1

Ocular lens

to see and to magnify
magnification 10x

2

Rotating nosepiece

rotating mechanism at the base of the head, carries three or four objective lenses

3

Stage

the platform the slide rests on while being viewed

4

objective lenses

adjustable lens system

5

scanning lens magnification

4X

6

low power lens magnification

10X

7

High power lens magnification

40X

8

oil immersion lens magnification

100X

9

condenser

focuses light on the specimen

10

iris diaphragm lever

regulates the amount of light passing through the condenser

11

substage light controls these two kinds of light source

located in the base and it controls direct (light bulb) and indirect (mirror)

12

base

supports the microscope

13

condenser rack and pinion knob

regulates height of condenser

14

fine adjustment knob

used for precise focusing

15

coarse adjust knob

used to focus specimen

16

what knob(s)are used to move stage toward or away from lenses

fine and coarse adjustment knobs

17

mechanical stage

holds slide in position for viewing

18

arm

vertical portion of the microscope that connects the base and the head